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Community Partners – Business Impact NW

Community Partners

Small businesses often have limited options for affordable financing when they are ready to grow, especially if they are relatively new, need a relatively small loan or are part of a population that is under-served by traditional lenders. In partnership with universities and credit unions, Business Impact NW has created a deliberate, stepped process, combining capacity building with low-cost business loans. By increasing your knowledge of business management, you’ll be better prepared to successfully grow with the help of a microloan.

  • Communities are powered by small business and when you empower small businesses, you are making an investment in local communities.


  • The City of Seattle – Office of Economic Development
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Small Business Administration – Office of Women’s Business Ownership
  • U.S. Small Business Administration – Office of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Department of Treasury – Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

Financial Institutions

  • Bank of America
  • East West Bank
  • Key Bank
  • People’s Bank
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
  • U.S. Bank
  • Washington Federal Savings Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Whidbey Island Bank
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Opportunity Finance Network
  • Columbia Bank
  • Capital One
  • MUFG Union Bank


  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Key Foundation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Economic Justice Fund at Tides Foundation
  • Calvert Foundation
  • Massena Foundation
  • Medina Foundation
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Seattle Foundation
  • Starbucks Foundation

Referral Network

  • Bank of America
  • Am West Bank
  • Banner Bank
  • BECU
  • Bunker Labs
  • CADA
  • Wells Fargo
  • Cascade Bank
  • Chase Bank
  • City of Seattle
  • City of Tacoma
  • City of Bellevue
  • Columbia Bank
  • Department of Commerce
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • Home Street Bank
  • Jump Start
  • Pacific Bank
  • PTAC
  • People’s Bank
  • Rainier Valley Community Development Fund
  • Rotary Club
  • SBDC
  • SBDC
  • Seattle Public Library
  • StartZone
  • Umpqua Bank
  • Union Bank
  • US Bank
  • Ventures
  • Viking Bank
  • Washington CASH
  • Washington Federal
  • Wayfind Legal
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whidbey Island Bank